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Todd - Growing Up In Appalachia


Published 1970


A poignant film of poverty and morality. In this exceptional sociodrama, a hungry boy finds someone's food stamps and makes a decision. The schoolhouse scene is sobering, washing is done in a basin to show that the sink doesn't work, a teacher makes lunch for kids from government-issue canned food, cooked on a gas stove located in the classroom.


Run time 12:27
Producer Herman Engel Productions
Sponsor Sonya Friedman
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: Barbara Z - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 8, 2017
Subject: Dilemma in Poverty
I used this film to remind people that immigration is not the cause of poverty in the USA, and that it has always been around in some regions...

I recalled seeing the move many years ago, and just posted a link to it on Facebook, where people are convinced refugees are diverting money from poor, white Americans.

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